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The Finite Heisenberg-Weyl Groups in Radar and Communications


We investigate the theory of the finite Heisenberg-Weyl group in relation to the development of adaptive radar and to the construction of spreading sequences and error-correcting codes in communications. We contend that this group can form the basis for the representation of the radar environment in terms of operators on the space of waveforms. We also demonstrate, following recent developments in the theory of error-correcting codes, that the finite Heisenberg-Weyl groups provide a unified basis for the construction of useful waveforms/sequences for radar, communications, and the theory of error-correcting codes.


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Howard, S.D., Calderbank, A.R. & Moran, W. The Finite Heisenberg-Weyl Groups in Radar and Communications. EURASIP J. Adv. Signal Process. 2006, 085685 (2006).

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  • Radar
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  • Unify Basis